Author Visit: Kay O'Neil
Thursday, October 20 | Albion Bolton Branch | Community Room
Community Group Information | 6:30 pm
Author Presentation | 7 - 8 pm
Light refreshments will be served
Kay O'Neil is the author of The Birth of Kerry's Place, which tells the story of the largest provider of services and support for people with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) in Canada. Named after her sister, Kerry's Place was born out of the frustration and determination of a small group of concerned parents who were desperate to change the way people with Autism were supported in the community. Please join us for this inspiring evening. Community groups which provide support and services for children and adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities will be on hand to answer questions and to provide information.
If you've ever dreamed of becoming a published author, this workshop is for you. We'll cover everything from getting started to getting an agent, from getting your short pieces published to finding a book publisher, from writing a query letter to writing what the publishers want. Bring your questions. Come and get ready to be published. Special option: participants are invited to bring a draft of a query letter you might use to interest an agent or publisher in your book. You don't need to bring anything, but if you do, three copies would be helpful.
Workshop leader, Brian Henry, has been a book editor and creative writing instructor for more than 25 years. He publishes Quick Brown Fox, Canada's most popular blog for writers, teaches creative writing at Ryerson U and has led workshops everywhere from Boston to Buffalo and from Sarnia to Saint John. His proudest boast is that he has helped many of his students get their first book published and launch their careers as authors.
Guest speaker, Martha Magor Webb, is a literary agent, director and full partner at Anne McDermid and Associates. Martha represents a growing list of writers, focusing on literary fiction, narrative nonfiction (including memoir and true crime) and ideas-driven nonfiction.
Saturday, October 29 | Albion Bolton Branch | 10 am - 4 pm
$55 in advance by cash or cheque (payable to Caledon Public Library) or $59 at door. This cost includes a pizza lunch and drink.
If you're an aspiring writer or are a novelist or poet at heart, the writing group, Writers' Ink, is the group for you. If you've always wanted to write but didn't necessarily know how to get started, or even finish, Writers' Ink will help develop the skills and confidence you will need to pursue your writing dreams! Writers' Ink also has a blog where members are encouraged to share their work. For more details, contact Mary Maw, Manager of Communications & Community Development of Caledon Public Library @ 905-857-1400 ext. 228
Albion Bolton Evening Chapter 1st and 3rd Mondays @ 7 pm
Alton Chapter 1st Wednesday @ 6:30 pm
Margaret Dunn Valleywood Chapter 2nd Tuesday @ 7 pm
Caledon Public Library's KNIT&KNATTER has three flocks which meet regularly at three branches. This is an adult program dedicated to providing space for fellow needlers to come together to...well, knit and knatter. Drop by for 30 minutes or stay longer. Please be advised that you will have to leave when the library closes at 8:30 pm.....even if you don't want to!
KNIT&KNATTER Bolton Flock meets Wednesdays in front of the large windows on the second floor at the Albion Bolton Branch. Everyone welcome! Wednesdays | 6:00 - 8 :30 pm
KNIT&KNATTER Alton Flock meets 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of every month at the Alton Branch. Beginners: bring knitting needles (suggested size 5 or 6) plus wool for simple beginner projects. Experienced: bring knitting project and join the knitting circle. Wednesdays | 7:00 - 8 :30 pm
KNIT&KNATTER Caledon Village Flock
Newcomers of all skill levels are always welocme to join in the fun. Thursdays | 6 - 8:30 pm
Caledon Public Library’s Artful Library is an ongoing program which showcases art in the library all year round. We display art exhibits free of charge at all seven branches and include artists of all ages and abilities. Whether you’re in school, a professional artist or just someone who likes to dabble, we have a wall or a shelf with your name on it! No exhibit is too big or too small.
Artful Library - Alton Group
The Artful Library - Alton Group welcomes local artists to share ideas, books, resources, various techniques and works in progress. The group meets the first and third Saturdays of every month from 10 am - 12 pm @ the Alton Branch in the Community Room adjacent to the library.
Accessibility @ Caledon Public Library
One of Caledon Public Library's core beliefs, located in our Strategic Plan 2011 is to "provide equitable access to resources and services for all". In our ongoing efforts to meet the accessibility needs of our patrons we encourage you to complete our online survey.